CDBG Funding Proposals

Sub-Recipient Proposals Solicited

The City of DeKalb is accepting proposals from non-profit agencies that are consistent with the City of DeKalb’s Consolidated Plan and meet the community objectives of the Community Development Block Grant. Successful proposals will be funded through the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant.

Projects must be designed to increase public services that promote independent living and self-sufficiency for homeless individuals, families, the elderly and people with disabilities. All projects are required to meet a minimum of one Consolidated Plan Objective and one HUD National Objective. A list of the Consolidated Plan Objectives and HUD National Objectives are included in the attached materials, along with other application requirements.

2019 CDBG Application Instructions

2019 CDBG Application Form (Fillable)

Internal Revenue Service Form W-9

Proposal Requirements

  • Organizations interested in submitting new proposals for CDBG funding must first submit a "Letter of Intent" to the Community Development Department by 5:00 PM on December 10, 2018. Letters of Intent may be mailed or dropped off at the Community Development office at 200 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115. Mailed Letters of Intent must be received by the date and time listed above.
  • All proposals are due by 5:00 PM on December 31, 2018. Proposals can be mailed or dropped off at the Community Development Department at 200 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115. Proposals that are mailed must be received by the date and time listed above.